Curriculum Guideline

Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching - Elementary

Effective Date:
Program Code
BPEC_E
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Science & Technology
Department
Sport Science
Credential Type
Bachelor's Degree
Transcript Title
PE&Coaching Elem - Bach Degree
Date of First Offering
Start Term
200830
End Term
201330
Credential
Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching - Elementary
Length of Program
Eight semesters
Credits
128.00
Curriculum Framework

Year 1

Fall

SPSC 1103 Conditioning for Sport and Physical Activity (see note 1 below)
SPSC 1105 Introduction to the Study of Sport
SPSC 1195 Physical Growth & Motor Development
BIOL 1109 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
MATH 1191 Math for Teachers
SPSC 1100 Fieldwork I (see note 2 below)

Winter

SPSC 1164 Dynamics of Motor Skill Acquisition
SPSC 13xx or 23xx (see note 1 below)
BIOL 1209 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
ENG 1130 Academic Writing
Elective (see note 4 below)
SPSC 1200 Fieldwork II (see note 2 below)

Year 2  

Fall

SPSC 13xx or 23xx (see note 1 below)
SPSC 1151 Biomechanics
SPSC 2231 Sport & Exercise Psychology
Lab Science Elective
Elective(see note 4 below)
SPSC 2100 Fieldwork III (see note 2 below)

Winter

SPSC 1192 Topics in Human Nutrition
SPSC 2205 Leisure & Sport in Canadian Society
SPSC 2275 Physiology of Exercise & Training
SPSC 13xx or 23xx (see note 1 below)
Elective(see note 4 below)
SPSC 2200 Fieldwork IV (see note 2 below)

 
Year 3

Fall

SPSC 3158 Inclusive Physical Activity
SPSC 3275 Advanced Physiology of Exercise & Training
SPSC 3399 Games Approach to Teaching and Coaching Sport
Elective(see note 4 below)
ENGL Literature Secondary Requirement
SPSC 3100 Fieldwork V (see note 2 below)

Winter

SPSC 13xx or 23xx (see note 1 below)
SPSC 3000/4000 Elective or General Elective (see note 3 below)
SPSC 3240 Leadership in Sport, Physical Education & Coaching
SPSC 3276 Athletic Injury Assessment and Management
Elective(see note 4 below)
SPSC 3200 Fieldwork VI (see note 2 below)


Year 4

Fall

SPSC 4199 Physical Education and Coaching Methods
SPSC 4231 Advanced Exercise & Sport Psychology
SPSC 3000/4000 Elective or General Elective (see note 3 below)
Elective (see note 4 below)
Elective (see note 4 below)
SPSC 4100 Fieldwork VII (see note 2 below)

  
Winter

PHIL 4205 Philosophy & Ethics in PE, Recreation & Sport
SPSC 4291 Curriculum and Planning Issues in PE and Coaching
SPSC 3000/4000 Elective or General Elective (see note 3 below)
Elective (see note 4 below)
Elective (see note 4 below)
SPSC 4200 Fieldwork VIII (see note 2 below)

 
Notes:  

  1. 15 credit hours of Applied Methods courses must include 1103, 1312 (or 1316 and 1317), 1313, plus, 1 "team" applied method or performance course. Remaining credits may be chosen from individual, team or alternative environment courses.
  2. SPSC 1100-4200 (Fieldworks) are 1 credit each.
  3. Students must choose 2 of the following 3 courses for their 3000/4000 SPSC electives:
    • SPSC 3203- Health Promotion (offered  in Winter)
    • SPSC 4161- Fitness Assessment & Prescription (offered in Fall)
    • SPSC 4256- Advanced Sport Analysis (offered in Winter)
  4. General Elective notes:
    • requirements include the successful completion of content in Canadian Geography (min. 3 credits) and Canadian History (min. 3 credits)
    • Canadian content requirement cannot be met with completion of Physical Geography
    • minimum of 9 credits must be completed from non-SPSC upper level (3000/4000 level) courses. Upper-level courses are those courses where students have completed at least 6 credits of preparatory work in the subject area
    • maximum 3 elective credits from Sport Science courses